Entertainment at Redroaster
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7.45/8pm Thursday 30 April
£5 (£4 concs.)
Pighog Poetry @ Redroaster
Presenting: 

Robin Houghton  Robin’s poetry has appeared in a range of magazines including Poetry News, The Rialto, The North, Ink, Sweat & Tears and Agenda, as well as a number of anthologies. She won the New Writer poetry competition in 2012. 

and 

Andreea Stan  Andreea Stan is an animator, illustrator and writer, born and raised in Romania. She is currently living and working in the UK. She combines animation and illustration with poetry.

Plus! Open Mic 2 minute slots (Arrive early to sign-up)

Hosted by Michaela Ridgway
 
Finn Hopson: The Downs
   
 
14 September 2014 - 30 April 2015
Finn Hopson: The Downs

Your last chance to see this extremely popular exhibition of local photographer Finn Hopson's photographs of the Downs.

Finn says: "The eastern end of the South Downs isn’t known for its trees and woodland, but they are an essential part of the character of this landscape, outlining the shapes of fields and villages, providing a sense of scale to open downland, silhouetting against morning mists and throwing shadows across the land as the sun rises and sets."

 
 
8pm Thursday 7 May
£Free
Nick Sayers Solargraphs: Private View
The Sun Over the City: A Brighton Fringe Exhibition

Six-month exposure pinhole camera photographs of Brighton and Hove landmarks.  These photos reveal a dreamlike, four-dimensional view of the city and the Sun's tracks across the sky as it passes from winter to summer.

They were shot using handmade beer-can pinhole cameras, often secretly attached to buildings and street furniture.

The Exhibition runs from Friday 1st May - Sunday 28th June

The Private View is FREE on Thursday 7th May, 7.45-10pm.

The Workshop: Make your own pinhole solargraph camera will be held on
Friday 22 May and Saturday 20 June,
at a cost of £8 (including all materials). Child friendly (10 years up)

Artist Talk is FREE on Wednesday 3 June, 7.45-10pm

Drinks and snacks available at all evening events.
To book a talk or workshop, please visit nicksayers.eventbrite.com.
To contact Nick Sayers: mail@nicksayers.com or phone 07812 036415
 
 
8pm Thursday 21 May
£5 (£4)
Alanna McIntyre: Rethreading My Life
A Brighton Fringe Event

Alanna McIntyre will be reading from her memoir: Rethreading my Life, a brave and fiercely honest account of how she coped with her grief at her husband's suicide and the long road to healing and recovery.  Alanna says: 'I have tried to capture the emotions that I felt and how I coped in an honest account of bereavement.  It is written in lyrical style; poetry is my favourite medium, it deals with a dark subject in an uplifting manner. It shows how through structuring my day I have built a routine that allows me to be grounded in my garden and nature."

Alanna is supported by music played by Ben Blake and with readings by Jo.
 
Illumination by Woodstar
   
 
29 September 2013 -
Illumination by Woodstar

Brighton wood sculptor Dave Gourlay of Woodstar, has created a series of architectural lights displaying the translucence of different wood veneers, which form a permanent exhibition at the cafe. 

The pendant Trinity shades are adjustable.  When shut down they give sculptural mood lighting, when opened up they allow a practical quantity of direct light to suffuse the room.  Woodstar offer a range of pendant and wall mounted lampshades.  Alternatively you can specify a unique light, or combination of lights which reflect the proportions, palette and feel of your particular scheme.

Woodstar is a Brighton based company, specialising in shaping wood into curves, circles
and spheres.  They take their inspiration from classical geometry and natural forms.

If you would like to view further examples of their work (all displayed at Redroaster
are for sale) please go to the Woodstar website .

 
Opening Times:
7.00 am to 7.00pm Monday to Saturday
8.00am to 6.30pm on Sunday
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